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DOT Interns

DOT Interns

Who DOT Interns are:

  • College and university graduates between the ages of 21 and 29
  • From or very familiar with the communities where we deliver programs
  • Young people who are passionate about creating change in their countries and communities

What DOT Interns do:

  • Provide technology, business, and skills training opportunities to vulnerable populations through our programs
  • Become mentors, coaches, trainers, role models, and leaders of change in their communities
  • Increase their own workforce readiness skills by gaining real-world experience and participating in ongoing professional development activities
Digital Opportunity Trust

DOT Interns are college and university graduates who provide technology, business, and skills training opportunities to people in their own communities.

DOT Interns are recruited from local universities and colleges in the communities where we work. They receive intensive training in facilitation, coaching, mentoring, technology, and communication skills, and are placed in communities they are familiar with to deliver DOT programs.

Our Interns become change agents, mentors, and role models. Because they are delivering DOT programs in communities they are personally familiar with, they are uniquely able to connect with local young people, women, and business owners to ensure that the people who need it most are benefiting from learning experiences that can change their lives.

After completing their 9-month placement, DOT Interns are equipped to enter the workforce as talented, experienced, and in-demand professionals.

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Impact:

97% of DOT Interns say they have very good technology, business, and workforce readiness skills and increased confidence after their experience with DOT.

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90% of DOT Interns find jobs or start their own business thanks to the skills and experience they gained with DOT.

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82% of DOT Interns report that their income has increased thanks to the skills and experience they gained with DOT.


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